Sheehan’s side in good shape ahead of Royal meeting

By Niall Gartland THE Down hurlers are set to embark on their fourth year of Joe McDonagh hurling when they host Meath at Ballycran this Saturday. Ronan Sheehan’s side achieved promotion to the second tier All-Ireland competition back in 2020 by virtue of reaching the Christy Ring final, where they fell short against Kildare. Since then […]

Down hurlers are bidding to bounce back

By Shaun Casey DOWN will be keen to bounce back from their 12-point defeat at the hands of Kerry last weekend when they travel to Portlaoise on Sunday for their Joe McDonagh Cup second round showdown against Laois. Losing to the Kingdom is no disgrace, Kerry competed in the Joe McDonagh Cup final last year, losing […]

Liatroim land first ever Ulster title

ULSTER CLUB IHC FINAL Liatroim 2-20 Middletown 0-20 LIATROIM created history this afternoon as they landed their first ever Ulster title, seeing off Middletown with six points to spare. Goals either side of the half time break from Conor McCrickard and PJ Davidson gave Colm Murphy’s side the upper hand. Advertisement The teams were evenly […]

Pearse Og looking forward to Ulster final

By Kieran Lynch LIATROIM are hoping to become the first team from Down to win the Ulster Intermediate Club Championship when they take on Middletown in the final on Saturdary. The Fontenoys overcame Monaghan’s Castleblayney and Antrim’s Clooney Gaels to reach this stage, and star man Pearse Óg McCrickard reflected on their performances in the competition […]